Daily Inspiration

Source What is the secret of the true life? To remain still in the midst of activity and to be vibrantly awake while in meditation.— Dada Sadhu Vaswani

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Hindu Heroes: Sewa International Tackles the Covid-19 Crisis with Strategic Tools

Source COLORADO, U.S., April 9, 2021 (Hinduism Today, by V. Tontalapur): Sewa International (sewa means service) is a Hindu faith-based Indian-American charity. In March 2020, when the US detected its first Covid-19 infections, Sewa responded by opening non-medical helplines. Within weeks the US economy tumbled, colleges closed and companies laid off workers. Anxious families called in to learn how to…

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Daily Inspiration

Source When individuals change for the better, then society will change, and when society changes, then the country will change.— Pramukh Swami Maharaj, BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha

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Surveys: Nepal Youth Speak Out

Source KATMANDU, NEPAL, April 8, 2021 (Hinduism Today, by Nikki Thapa): Three years ago I left that job to pursue my own interests in running my website, askmeaboutnepal.com, and Healing Hands Nepal, my nonprofit organization, both of which allowed me to travel extensively in Nepal. As I traveled, my interest in Hinduism increased day by day with new discoveries about…

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Ten Thousand Security Personnel Take Oath at Ganga Ghat Before Kumbha Mela

Source INDIA, March 29, 2021 (Hindustan Times): About 10,000 personnel from various paramilitary and police forces deployed at Haridwar Mahakumbh took an oath for “fulfilling their responsibilities and duties with honesty and integrity” at Har ki Pauri Ganga ghat on Sunday in Haridwar. The oath was administered by director-general of Uttarakhand police Ashok Kumar after offering prayers at Ganga ghat.…

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How India Trawlers’ Plastic Catch Is Helping to Rebuild Roads

Source INDIA, April 1, 2021 (The Guardian): For years, plastic caught by fishing communities on the Kollam coast in India’s southern state of Kerala was thrown back into the water, damaging aquatic ecosystems and killing fish. But fishers are spearheading an innovative initiative to clean up the ocean – along with their daily hauls of fish, they pull in and…

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Hyderabad: Obscurity Over Temple Lands Leads to Huge Revenue Loss

Source HYDERABAD, INDIA, April 1, 2021 (Hans News Service): Hundreds of Hindu temples in the state are deprived of their rightful income through their properties, thanks to the callousness of the Endowments Department and the State government. According to sources in the Telangana State Endowments Department, the Sitharamaswamy temple at Sitharampur has been deprived of its income from properties for…

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Daily Inspiration

Source “May I take your order?” the waiter asked. “Yes. I’m just wondering, how do you prepare your chickens?” “Nothing special, sir,” he replied. “We just tell them straight out that they’re going to die.”

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